Acquiring Symantec Endpoint Protection Antivirus

This KB Article References: Symantec Endpoint Protection Antivirus
This Information is Intended for: Instructors, Staff, Students
Created: 08/01/2012 Last Updated: 04/08/2024

University-managed Devices

Symantec Endpoint Protection Antivirus is installed on University-owned machines by either Customer Engagement & Support or a departmental support technician. If the software is not running on your work computer (Do I have Symantec already installed?), call your local technician or Customer Engagement & Support to have it installed.  

Personal Devices

Students, faculty and staff may obtain Symantec Endpoint Protection Antivirus for their personal computers at no extra charge by downloading the unmanaged version from Softweb (

Whenever a new version of Symantec is rolled out, Stony Brook packages the upgrade and makes it available to the campus community via Softweb ( For personal machines, it is up to the owner to ensure they have the latest version of Symantec. 

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Customer Engagement and Support